Information on a National Association of Nigerian Students convention held in Akure in 1994 [NGA26333.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

However, the June 1994 Keesing's attachment states that on 19 June 1994 more than 2000 students at the Federal University of Technology in Akure staged a demonstration to demand "an immediate end to military rule and the installation of Abiola as president" (June 1994, 40041).

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. June 1994. Vol. 40, No. 6. "Nigeria: Arrest of Abiola-Protests," p. 40041.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. 1994.

Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1994.

Amnesty International Reports. 1995.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1994. 1995.

DIRB Indexed Media Review [Ottawa]. 1994.

DIRB Nigeria Country File. 1994.

Documentation-Réfugiés [Paris]. 1994.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. 1994.

Human Rights Watch World Report. 1995.

Jeune Afrique [Paris]. 1994.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1994.

News from Africa Watch [New York]. 1994-1995.

West Africa [London]. 1994.

On-line search of media sources.